Is Your Fabric Taxed?

Happy Monday, everyone! Today I have a question: are fabric purchases taxed where you live? I’m curious what the laws are in your state, province or country! Here in British Columbia, Canada, fabrics have a 12% sales tax. Ouch! Same with notions, patterns – basically everything you buy at the fabric store. Whatever you buy […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #3: My Fabric Choice

Hey everyone! Remember your suggestion about using a solid fabric for the next Sew-Along, so you can see the construction steps better? Well, I heard you! I’ve picked a fabric that has a distinct right and wrong side, that’s (mostly) solid coloured, and that isn’t shiny. You’ll be able to follow along with the sewing […]

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Like Riding a Bike

Life is like riding a bicycle – in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.  ~Albert Einstein How appropriate, don’t you think? I’m always moving! This isn’t about sewing, but I wanted to show off my new bike! Pretty! Bikes have come a long way since the last time I rode one regularly […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #2: Choosing Your Fabric

The best part of any sewing project? Choosing fabric! There’s nothing like heading into the fabric store with purpose. Today, I’ll share my fabric recommendations for the Crescent Skirt. I know they’re on the back of the envelope, but it’s nice to have some reasons why certain fabrics are more suitable. Knowledge is power, even […]

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